The Christian community has a long and unfortunate history of building walls to separate themselves from the outside world. "We don't go to movies." "We don't read those types of books." "We don't talk to those types of people." Sometimes it looks small, a verbal warning, a silent resignation from the culture. Other times it's big … Continue reading Engage
The Five-Star Church
We live in a rating-obsessed culture. Everything we do, every person we meet, every place we go is internally ranked. We check Yelp before we step foot in a restaurant and study Trip Advisor diligently before booking a hotel room. No matter where the activity, we want it to be a five-star experience. This can … Continue reading The Five-Star Church
Glorifying God in our Intellectual Weakness
I strongly believe God is glorified in our hearts and magnified in this world when we realize the vast intellectual chasm between ourselves and God – not as a license to quit seeking, but rather a reason to seek all the more. The riches of God and His Gospel are inexhaustible, and our pursuit of understanding is eternal.